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Ben Powell on Sweatshops
2012 Summer Seminar for High School Students
Recorded: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This presentation is from our 2012 Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminar for high school students, which was held from June 18 to 22, 2012, at the Independent Institute Conference Center, Oakland, California.
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Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic History and Development (U.S.), Free Market Economics, Labor and Employment
Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Benjamin Powell
Recorded: Monday, April 23, 2012
Economic Liberty Lecture Series: Benjamin Powell from The Future of Freedom Foundation on Vimeo.
On April 23, 2012, Benjamin Powell gave the following speech at The Future of Freedom Foundations Economic Liberty Lecture Series. The speech, Implications of the Crash of 2008, can viewed above in its entirety.
Benjamin Powell is an associate professor of economics at Suffolk University, the President of the Association of Private Enterprise Education, a senior economist with the Beacon Hill Institute, and a senior fellow with the Independent Institute. He earned his B.S. in economics and finance from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Other Event Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Labor and Employment
Benjamin Powell on Europes Budget Solution
Recorded: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Benjamin Powell, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, engages with Judge Napolitano on Fox Business Network's Freedom Watch about Europes budget crisis.
Experts: Benjamin W. Powell Type: Television Issues: Economic History and Development (International), Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy/Debt
The Secret to Making Poor Nations Rich
Recorded: Thursday, February 21, 2008
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For decades, efforts to end world poverty have focused on redistributing wealth, rather than creating it. This approach, however, has done little to foster long-term economic progress in Africa.
Experts: George B. N. Ayittey, Benjamin W. Powell, Alvaro Vargas Llosa Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Economic History and Development (International), History (International), Latin America, Nationalism, Trade